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Princess Feathers Card with Roni

Posted on August 09 2018

Hi, Friends! Ink Stained Roni here with a fun technique that can be used to create all sorts of fun die-cut images. We are partnering with Joy Clair this month and I was so inspired by the Aztec Background stamps that I wanted to go a "girly" southwest card using the Princess Foiled Paper Variety Pack.

Cards using Rinea Foiled Paper

While it looks complicated it's a very easy look to achieve with a bit of help from a Xyron Creative Station or Sticker Maker. Let's begin.

Directions:

1. Cut foiled paper into 4" long strips anywhere from 3/16" to 5/8" wide. All of the foiled papers today were cut from the new Princess Foiled Paper Variety Pack plus a few strips of Jade/Gold Glossy; Turquoise/Gold Glossy and Violet/Gold Glossy Foiled Papers.


2. Cut a piece of cardstock 5" x 8.5" 

3. Run the cardstock through the Xyron Creative Station, remove the backing film and discard.


4. Affix the foiled paper strips onto the adhesive coated cardstock side by side, alternating colors in a random pattern until the piece of cardstock has been covered.


5. Trim off the uneven edges.
6. Cut the foiled striped cardstock into strips. These strips can be cut in varying widths and may be cut on angles.


7. Cut a piece of vellum or copy weight paper 5" x 8". 

Note: vellum or copy weight paper is important in this step. Since the resulting paper will be die-cut, less bulk is better.
8. Run this piece of paper through the Xyron Creative Station, remove and discard backing film.
9. Layer the foiled paper strips side by side onto the vellum. Be sure to alternate the design to create maximum depth and contrast.


Once you have covered the vellum you will be rewarded with a stunning foiled paper design that may be die-cut into any shape desired.


10. Die cut desired stamps from the newly created foiled paper. Spellbinder Feather dies were used for this example.


11. Cut a piece of white cardstock 4" x 5.25".
12. Stamp Aztec Background pattern designs on the cardstock alternating between LuLu Lavender and Angel Pink Memento Ink.
13. Affix a piece of 4.25" x 5.5" Starstruck Lavender to a blank A2 card.
14. Mount the Aztec panel to the card. 
15. Affix the feathers to the card.


16. Stamp the "Thinking of you" sentiment in the lower right-hand corner with Lilac Posies Memento Ink.
Supplies:
Xyron Creative Station
Joy Clair - Aztec Background, Butterfly Kisses (sentiment)
Imagine - Memento Dye Ink - LuLu Lavender, Angel Pink, Lilac Posies
Cardstock
Trimmer
A2 Blank Card Base

9 comments

  • Helen Gullett: August 11, 2018

    This is fabulous card. I that soft background with Joy Clair stamp and also those feathers are fantastic!

  • ionabunny: August 09, 2018

    Wow, those feathers are stunniing Roni. Love how you created that paper. Hugz

  • Jenny: August 09, 2018

    Great idea!!

  • Christy Valentine: August 09, 2018

    Super Cute!

  • Angie: August 09, 2018

    What awesome feathers! Love this technique and thanks for showing how to do it! So creative and beautiful!

  • Kerry: August 09, 2018

    Love the way you created your feathers!

  • D udlet: August 09, 2018

    Amazing! I love how you did the leaves.

  • Lindsay A: August 09, 2018

    Wow!! Stunning results!!!

  • Monica Maier: August 09, 2018

    I love the use of strips of paper especially with the feather dies!!!

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